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'You don't deserve a bullet': Kill Bill star breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein and 'wicked conspirators'

Uma Thurman said Harvey Weinstein doesn't "deserve a bullet" in an Instagram post slamming the Hollywood power player accused of sexual assault and harassment.  Thurman implied she is among the many woman in the entertainment industry...Show More Summary

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expected to announce their engagement imminently

Prince Harry is believed to announce his engagement to actress Meghan Markle imminently. Betting groups have stopped taking bets on the engagement date. The two have been spotted showing public displays of affection on numerous occasions. Prince...Show More Summary

A new National Geographic series shows warring lion clans up close — here are stunning images captured by the crew

National Geographic is doing what it does best this Thanksgiving weekend: Stoking your wanderlust with stunning footage of the natural world. The second installment of its "Savage Kingdom," series features warring lion clans struggling...Show More Summary

A startup is hiring a 'social petworking coach' to help people make their furry friends Instagram stars

A company in London is hiring a "coach" to help pets become social media stars. One in six pet owners have social media accounts for their pets. A cottage industry of talent agencies and other services has emerged to make your pet go...Show More Summary

HQ Trivia CEO apologizes for 'being a jerk' to a journalist and threatening to fire his star employee

The co-founder of Vine and current CEO of HQ Trivia went off at a Daily Beast reporter during a phone call for writing an unauthorized profile about the app's game show host, Scott Rogowsky. HQ Trivia is a hot startup that offers a live...Show More Summary

Russell Simmons sexual assault accuser says he apologized to her privately

Former model Keri Claussen Khalighi told "Megyn Kelly Today" that Russell Simmons had "privately" apologized to her after allegedly sexually assaulting her in 1991. Khalighi alleged to the Los Angeles Times on Monday that Simmons forced...Show More Summary

8 celebrity homes that no one wants to buy

A celebrity owner isn't necessarily enough to sell a home. Some celebrity-owned homes have sat on the market for years. Michael Jordan, for example, has been trying to sell his Highland Park, Illinois mansion since 2012. While an association...Show More Summary

The director of Denzel Washington’s new movie explains the unconventional collaboration he had with the star

Director Dan Gilroy had only Denzel Washington in mind to star in "Roman J. Israel, Esq." If the actor had declined to be in it, Gilroy wouldn't have made the movie. Gilroy also had an unconventional method of letting Washington be involved...Show More Summary

7 new shows and movies you should binge-watch over Thanksgiving weekend on Netflix, Hulu, or HBO

You probably have some free time this holiday weekend (especially if you're traveling), which means you have time to catch up on the latest shows. So we collected a list of the shows and movies you should binge-watch all Thanksgiving...Show More Summary

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape, but he says the encounter was consensual

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape by Melissa Schuman, a former pop singer. Schuman wrote a detailed blog post alleging that Carter sexually assaulted her in 2002. In a statement, Carter said he is "shocked and...Show More Summary

Rashida Jones says she left 'Toy Story 4' because of a lack of diverse voices, not an unwanted advance from Pixar chief

On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a report with misconduct allegations against Pixar chief John Lasseter, and he took a six-month leave of absence. The report said that Rashida Jones and writing partner Will McCormack left...Show More Summary

The 14 essential Spike Lee movies everyone should see

Spike Lee has spent the last three decades making some of the most important movies in the modern era of filmmaking. From the socially conscious “Do The Right Thing” to the powerful “Malcolm X,” Lee has used the medium to shed lightShow More Summary

North Korean defector reportedly enjoys watching CBS' CSI and American movies

The North Korean defector who made a dramatic escape under a hail of gunfire is in stable condition. He is reportedly 24-years-old and is identified by his surname: "Oh." Oh is said to enjoy watching American media, including CBS' "CSI:...Show More Summary

Even if you're a huge 'Star Wars' fan, you probably shouldn't buy the new 'Star Wars' game (EA)

There's one stand-out feature of "Star Wars: Battlefront II:" It's ridiculously gorgeous. The new game, which is available for Microsoft's Xbox One, Sony's PlayStation 4, and Windows PCs, is full of lovingly detailed scenes like the one above. Show More Summary

Beyoncé was the highest-paid female musician in the last year with $105 million — here are the others

Beyoncé was the highest-paid female musician in the last year with $105 million in pretax income, according to Forbes. She outearned Adele ($69 million) and Taylor Swift ($44 million). Swift was the highest-paid female musician in Forbes'...Show More Summary

US prosecutors say 'Game of Thrones' hacker who breached HBO was an Iranian national with ties to the military

US prosecutors have charged an Iran-based hacker with stealing content from HBO, including unaired episodes of "Game of Thrones," according to an indictment obtained by Reuters. Bezhad Mesri, the hacker known as "Skote Vahshat," hasShow More Summary

Pixar chief John Lasseter confirms leave of absence as accusations break of him inappropriately 'grabbing, kissing'

Disney Animation head John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from Pixar because of "missteps," he wrote in a memo to Disney employees. There are reported allegations of misconduct by Lasseter including "grabbing, kissing, makingShow More Summary

Charlie Rose fired from CBS and PBS following sexual-misconduct allegations

CBS News and PBS News fired the prominent journalist and TV host Charlie Rose a day after several women accused Rose of making unwanted sexual advances. CBS called the behavior described in the allegations against Rose "extremely disturbing and intolerable" and said "there is absolutely nothing more important... Show More Summary

The FCC will vote on a new order to repeal net neutrality protections on December 14

The FCC will vote on a new rule December 14 that will repeal net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015. Many fear revoking net neutrality will allow internet providers and telecoms to provide preferential treatment to some internet...Show More Summary

The director of 'Nightcrawler' gives details about his upcoming Netflix movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Director Dan Gilroy will reteam with his "Nightcrawler" star Jake Gyllenhaal in an upcoming Netflix movie coming out next Halloween. It will be set in the contemporary art world of Los Angeles. Gilroy says the movie will also have aShow More Summary

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